VDB-19501 · CVE-2002-1859 · BID 5119

Orion Application Server 1.5.3 web-inf privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Orion Application Server 1.5.3 (Application Server Software). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the file web-inf. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. The software does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

Orion Application Server 1.5.3, when running on Windows, allows remote attackers to retrieve files in the WEB-INF directory, which contains Java class files and configuration information, via a request to the WEB-INF directory with a trailing dot ("WEB-INF.").

The weakness was released 12/31/2002 by Matt Moore with WESTPOINT (Website). The advisory is shared at online.securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2002-1859 since 06/29/2005. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 11037 (Multiple Server Crafted Request WEB-INF Directory Information Disclosure), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context remote.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (11037). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 16610, 19497, 19498 and 19499.





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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 11037
Nessus Name: Multiple Server Crafted Request WEB-INF Directory Information Disclosure
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OpenVAS ID: 11037
OpenVAS Name: WEB-INF folder accessible
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Patch: online.securityfocus.com


06/28/2002 🔍
07/01/2002 +3 days 🔍
12/31/2002 +183 days 🔍
12/31/2002 +0 days 🔍
06/29/2005 +911 days 🔍
08/04/2014 +3323 days 🔍
04/19/2019 +1719 days 🔍


Advisory: online.securityfocus.com [404 Not Found]
Researcher: Matt Moore
Organization: WESTPOINT
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2002-1859 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 5119 - Multiple Vendor WEB-INF Directory Contents Disclosure Vulnerability

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Created: 08/04/2014 05:17 PM
Updated: 04/19/2019 04:49 PM
Changes: (1) countermeasure_name
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